Savvy Saver 7/31/19: The best things to buy in August

Budget Tip Of The Week: Monthly Buying Guide

You might already know to stock up on summer clothes and bathing suits come fall, or holiday decor during the new year, but what about everything else? Saving money could be as simple as marking your calendar. As August gets underway, look out for deals including tax-free days, everything back to school and more. There may be spending limits, but during tax-free days, you could save money on clothing, shoes, computers and more. And as the back to school season begins, electronics like laptops, printers, tablets and headphones also see price drops in August. Bonus: Apple is known for offering discounts and freebies for customers, so keep an eye out for specials. Read on for more deals and steals. [Swirled]

Definition Of The Week: ROI

Return on Investment (ROI) is a performance measure used to evaluate the efficiency of an investment or compare the efficiency of a number of different investments. [Investopedia]

Digit Of The Week: 16

The number of states who have a Sales Tax Holiday in 2019.


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